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Plan your weekend May 16-18

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97X BBQ Some great acts have been lined up for this annual gathering by the alt-rock radio station: Bastille, The 1975, Sleeper Agent, Kongos and more will perform Saturday in St. Petersburg. Gates open at 11 a.m. Saturday at Vinoy Park, 701 Bayshore Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Station tickets are free (see 97Xonline for ticket drop times and locations), or $20 through Ticketmaster.


Florida Championship Fighting The popular fights return to the Dallas Bull Sunday evening, bringing approximately 10 mixed martial arts bouts, as well as a meet and greet with professional skateboarder and Jackass star Bam Margera from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Doors for the fight open at 5:30 p.m. $30-$100. Dallas Bull, 3322 U.S. 301, Tampa. (786) 999-9878,

Golf Tourney

Andrew W.K. You don't usually see Party Hard singer Andrew W.K.'s name in the same sentence as country club golf tournament, but the Real Raw Golf Tournament on Friday will feature Andrew W.K. as the after-party entertainment for the tournament organized by 102.5 The Bone. The concert, at 7 p.m., is free for golf tournament participants, but you can also attend without golfing. Check the station's website for ticket drop box locations. The golf tournament begins at 1 p.m. and requires a $125 registration fee. Quail Hollow Golf Course, 6225 Old Pasco Road, Wesley Chapel. (813) 333-0033,

Latin pop

Fiesta Maxima Prince Royce, the 24-year-old crooner behind huge Latin pop hits like Darte un Beso, and reggaeton star Don Omar will co-headline, this huge Latin music show Saturday at 8:30 p.m. at the USF Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $24.25-$101.75. (813) 974-3004.

Star fish

See RumFish tank You can get a peek at RumFish Grill & Bar's massive fish tank and also meet the starts of the Animal Planet show Tanked, and legendary artist and fisherman Guy Harvey on Saturday when the new restaurant at the Guy Harvey Outpost at the TradeWinds Resort unveils the eye-popping tank designed by the show. The restaurant, which is slated to open at the end of the month, will be featured on Friday's episode on the Animal Planet at 10 p.m. Then on Saturday, check out the 35,000-gallon aquarium featured on the show, and meet Tanked stars Wayde King, Brett Raymer and Heather King, along with artist and conservationist Harvey himself from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 6000 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach.


Museum of Fine Arts The permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg is richer by three works that were recently added. It's an eclectic trio: a bucolic French landscape, an academic drawing and a startling photographic portrait. William Anderson Coffin's landscape is a view of the village of Grez-sur-Loing, a French artists' colony whose visitors included writer Robert Louis Stevenson, composer Frederick Delius and painter John Singer Sargent. One of the world's most well-known contemporary photographers, Cindy Sherman's 2003 self-portrait, Woman in Sundress, makes her unrecognizable and exaggerate the details of the character she portrays — a person whose type we have seen if we have lived in Florida for any length of time. And Georges Clairin (1843-1919) was a French academic painter with exquisite technique. You see it in this study, probably for one of his famous paintings for the Paris Opera in the late 19th century. The three new works will be on view for several weeks at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, 255 Beach Drive NE. For hours and admission, see or call (727) 896-2667.

Float along

Tampa Bay Boat Show It's time to hit the water. The Tampa Bay Boat Show offers boats on display, boating and fishing supplies, and plenty of other seaside accessories. It's free from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. (727) 893-8523.

Take the kids

Disney on Ice More than 50 Disney characters are throwing a skating party at Disney on Ice, and you're invited. There's the Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter, a Hawaiian luau with Stitch and a Halloween haunt with the Villains. Shows are 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $12-$75. (813) 301-6500.

Plan your weekend May 16-18 05/14/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 7:32pm]
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